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Drugs, cash recovered in raids

Nine people were arrested and $300,000 of methamphetamine was recovered in a North Island police bust this week.

Pedestrians get priority in Christchurch transport plan

Traffic will be slowed and pedestrians will be given priority in post-quake Christchurch under a draft transport plan the public is invited to have their say on.

Football: All Whites end year with draw

This morning's 1-1 draw with China meant the All Whites lost only two of their 13 games in 2012, but it is one of those defeats that will define their year.

Rugby: Read to lead ABs against Italy

Rugby: Read to lead ABs against Italy

Kieran Read, as has been widely speculated, will indeed captain the All Blacks in their test against Italy on Sunday morning.

Sex accused labelled a flight risk

Sex accused labelled a flight risk

A Kaitaia businessman facing multiple sex charges against young boys was preparing to leave for Australia when he was arrested after learning of the police investigation, a court has heard.

Farm sales continue decline

New Zealand farm sales have fallen for the third consecutive month and are down 10 per cent compared to last year, according to figures out today.

'Icebreaker' launches online store

Kiwi clothing brand Icebreaker has launched an online store in time to capitalise on the Christmas shopping frenzy.

Hockey: Coach opts for new Batch of players

It didn't take long for new coach Colin Batch to leave his mark on the New Zealand men's hockey team.

Royal couple visit Feilding

Royal couple visit Feilding

Prince Charles and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall received their first taste of provincial New Zealand during a whirlwind tour of Manawatu today.

Stranded pilot whales dead

All 28 pilot whales stranded in Golden Bay have died, after their pod became trapped at the high tide mark on Farewell Spit this morning.

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